Strengthening Thinking as a Mechanism to Building Resilience

The ability to manage and strengthen your thinking goes a long way toward making you more resilient and better able to deal with the daily challenges you face. Today’s post is by thougthtLEADERS principal Maureen Metcalf. During a time when we are facing natural disasters and geopolitical uncertainty, many of us are trying to find […]

Are you a procrastinator on big projects?

Our reader poll today asks: Are you a procrastinator on big projects? – Absolutely not – I tackle projects as soon as I can: 24% – Not really – I’ll procrastinate from time to time: 44% – Kind of – I put off most things with a few exceptions: 24% – Absolutely – I always wait […]

Can Resilience Differentiate You as a Leader?

Resilience is the ability to maintain flexibility and focus when dealing with massive change. Leaders who possess this skill can differentiate themselves and lead their teams more effectively. Today’s post is by thougthtLEADERS principal Maureen Metcalf. In times of uncertainty, resilience is one of the most important skills for us to have. I define it […]

4 Ways an Unhealthy Lifestyle Affects Your Ability to Lead

An unhealthy lifestyle can decrease productivity, reduce creativity, increase absences from work, and negatively affect our moods and relationships. Are you living a healthy lifestyle that enables you to be a better leader? If not, when will you start? Today’s post is by Helen Sanders, chief editor at Being a leader requires hard work, […]

Is Your Executive Team Stressed? Then Move!

Our brains are under constant assault from stressors. To reduce the amount of stress you feel and to improve your resilience, move. Move around physically. Exercise. Walk while on conference calls. Move. Movement has huge benefits in terms of stress reduction and resilience. Today’s post is by Jon Wortmann, thoughtLEADERS principal and author of Hijacked […]

The ROI of Having Fun

Making fun an essential part of your business strategy and adding meaningful breaks to the work day can improve productivity and have a positive impact on the culture. Today’s post is by Dave Crenshaw, author of The Power of Having Fun (CLICK HERE to get your copy). According to a poll conducted by Harris and […]